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Daily reading

Oxford Owl                                          KS1/KS2                                       

Read books. Free Oxford Owl eBooks.  Also, advice and support for parents, educational activities and games. https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/

Epic                                                     KS1/KS2                                                

https://www.getepic.com/

Read a book. Full of free ebooks for all levels on a range of topics. Digital library for children 12 and under. Instantly access 35,000 of the best books, learning videos, quizzes and more.

Reading and writing activities

Authorfy                                                                EYFS/KS1/KS2

https://authorfy.com/

Author videos, online masterclasses, chapter readings, writing challenges, book extracts and cross-curricular schemes of work to use in the classroom or home. Sign up for a free account.

https://authorfy.com/10minutechallenges/

10 Minute Challenge: creativity and fun every day with the 10 Minutes Challenges. Set by bestselling authors and illustrators. Updated every day. Including Cressida Cowell, Abi Elphinstone, MG Leonard, David Baddiel and more authors and illustrators.

https://authorfy.com/creative/

Downloadable activity packs, including The Wizards of Once, Nevermoor, Mr Penguin, Giraffes Can’t Dance, Claude, the King Who banned the Dark, A Pinch of Magic, Fing and many more.

Podcasts

In the Reading Corner

https://justimagine.co.uk/podcasts/            

Useful for teachers, parents and older children  to listen to.  Mix of younger and older books. Excellent free podcasts from the team at Just Imagine, including interviews with authors and illustrators. Available to subscribe from iTunes and Pocket Casts.

Authors include: David McKee, James Mayhew, Rob Biddulph, Anthony Browne, Benji Davies, Philip Reeve, Elizabeth Laird, Cerrie Burnell, Vashti Hardy, Abi Elphinstone, Jenny McLachlan, Michael Rosen, Ross Welford, Peter Bunzl, Marcus Sedgwick, Kwame Alexander, Piers Torday, James Sellick, Sally Gardner, Zanib Mian, Rebecca Stevens, Frank Cottrell-Boyce, AF Harrold, Geraldine McCaughrean and many, many more.

Topics include: Early Years Reading, Non-Fiction, Poetry, Reading and Well-Being, Diversity, Reading for Pleasure, Reading Picture Books, Readability, Classics in the Classroom, Humour, Excellence in Reading, and more.

Radio Blogging                                                      KS1/KS2

https://radioblogging.net/

Free daily shows with interactive links to keep everyone busy and engaged. Brought to you by Pie Corbett, Deputy Mitchell, Ian Rockey and Russell Prue. Just listen and blog, it’s live, fun and interactive with new educational tasks each day for you, whether at home or in school. Also downloadable from various app stores and on Spotify.                                                      

Storyshed – Children’s Storytelling Podcast             EYFS / KS1 / KS2

http://www.buzzsprout.com/170026

Children's storytelling podcast for kids of all ages. A new and original story each episode. A family friendly podcast which can be used for school assemblies, car journeys, bedtime, anytime!

Daily watch

https://www.parkgatejm.herts.sch.uk/page/3f5d03126abb4c5a8fa1bf09bd4fc6f5/pic/f7500f78212849818e9281fffaa705b8/full_width/check/  BBC    CCbeebies Bedtime Stories                   EYFS/KS1                        

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episodes/b00jdlm2/cbeebies-bedtime-stories

https://www.parkgatejm.herts.sch.uk/page/3f5d03126abb4c5a8fa1bf09bd4fc6f5/pic/f7500f78212849818e9281fffaa705b8/full_width/check/  BBC    CBBC – shows from books                         KS2                        

https://www.bbc.co.uk/tv/cbbc

Watch books turned into TV series, including The Worst Witch, Tracy Beaker, Deadly 60, Hetty Feather, Hank Zipzer, The Demon Headmaster.


Maths 

https://classroom.thenational.academy/subjects-by-year

https://nrich.maths.org/primary

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/resources/parents/age-specific-resources-parents/maths-school-years-parents

Multiplication Tables

https://www.timestables.co.uk/

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/maths-games/hit-the-button


Art 

The websites below will be a useful place to start when considering how to prepare for and plan art activities for your children. 

https://theartofeducation.edu/2020/03/13/27-art-activities-and-lessons-to-try-at-home/

https://kinderart.com/art-lessons/painting/teaching-art-at-home/

The links include a range of ideas that you can easily use at home.

  • Paper pottery
  • Salt dough
  • Ice cube/ coffee painting
  • Drawing and sketching prompts

This website shares lots of homemade craft ideas and will be a great place to get some inspiration from.

https://www.happinessishomemade.net/crafts/

This website shares different ways the you can easily explore materials at home. It gives some great ideas on how to create some fantastic art whilst exploring a range or techniques.

 https://artfulparent.com/kids-arts-crafts-activities-500-fun-artful-things-kids/

On YouTube you can watch videos for inspiration and ideas and the Art for Kids Hub shares lots of different ideas each day!

https://www.youtube.com/user/ArtforKidsHub

Signing up to this newsletter will mean that you can receive free art lessons and ideas each month. 

http://www.teachartathome.com/newsletter.html


PE

https://www.twinkl.co.uk/

http://www.thinkactive.org/wethinkactive/kids-active-learning/a-z-challenge/

http://www.thinkactive.org/cyp/virtual-school-games/

Youth Sport Trust : https://www.youthsporttrust.org/

Sport England : https://www.sportengland.org

Think Active: http://www.thinkactive.org/wethinkactive

Change4Life: https://www.nhs.uk/change4life/activities

Physical activity guidelines for children and young people: - 60 minutes active
https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/exercise/physical-activity-guidelines-children-and-young-people/

SportsAbility www.topsportsability.co.uk

School Games https://www.yourschoolgames.com/taking-part/our-sports/


RE

BBC Bitesize Learning at Home

KS1    https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/zxnygk7

KS2    https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/subjects/z7hs34j

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